Flagon

On display

Flagon, silver, parcel-gilt. The hinged lid has a finial of a pelican is its piety and a thumbpiece of a winged putto. Around the body are three embossed and chased panels with: the Last Supper; the Crucifixion with St Mary and St John; and the Resurrection.

Details

  • Title

    Flagon

  • Associated place

    Augsburg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1608 - 1615
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    44.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.166

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Further reading

Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen (Frankfurt, 1922-28), vol. 1; p. 74; no. 456d.

Helmut Seling, Die Kunst der Augsburger Goldschmiede 1529-1868 (Munich, 1980), 18, no. 30; p.128, no. 1157b

Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)

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